2016

Karnataka Rajyotsava Celebrations

Karnataka Rajyotsava was celebrated at Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development, Mysore, on November 29, 2016. The event started with hosting of the Kannada flag by the Director of the Institute, Dr. N. R. Parasuraman. Students sang the Kannada Naadageete ‘Jaya Bharata Jananiya tanujaate’. A special lunch with unique dishes of Karnataka was served by the students of Karnataka to other 20 states students, faculty and staff members of the institute. Kannada songs were played in the campus. 
 
In the evening, sports and cultural programs were organized. Traditional local games were introduced to other state students. Students from other states sang Kannada songs and danced to the tunes. Kabaddi match played between the staff and students’ teams and the ‘Folk dance’ performance were the highlights of the celebrations.

Corporate Connect - Interaction on ERP

Mr. Sanjai K, Vice President - Product Management S/4HANA, SAP, was at SDMIMD on November 26, 2016. Mr. Sanjai interacted with the SDMites on 'Emerging Trends in the ERP Space'. The interaction created a platform to the speaker to share his insights on ERP on the cloud, big data analytics and the future of ERP with the students. Dr. Neetu Ganapathy, Course Instructor of ERP elective moderated the discussion. 

Workshop on Services Marketing

A Workshop of Services Marketing was organized on November 25, 2016 for the II year students of SDMIMD. Prof. Kasturi Rangan was the resource person for the workshop. Prof. Kasturi Rangan mainly focused on services in order to make student understand the importance of service design and to guide them how to look into minor details of services while designing on their journey of intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship. 
 
The Customer Benefit Concept (CBC), CUA Model, Internal Marketing Orientation (IMO), Line of Visibility (LOV), Consumer behavior in service setting, Physical and psychological cost of the service, and, Continuum of product attributes, were the topics covered in the workshop. The students had a chance to apply the learning in an assignment on start-up idea in the service industry.

Talk by Dr. Stuart Locke of Waikato University

Dr. Stuart Locke, Professor of Finance, Waikato University, New Zealand, delivered valedictory speech of the 2nd International Economics Conference 2016 on November 19, 2016. In his valedictory speech Dr. Stuart Locke analysed the empirical results reflecting how environmental factors, social factors and corporate governance would impact financial performance of the corporate organisations

Talk on Success Story of RSETI

“Role of Rural Self Employment Training Institutes (RSETIs) in Inclusive Economic Growth & Sustainable Development” was the topic of the talk for technical session in the 2nd International Economics Conference 2016 held on November 19, 2016. Shri. K.N Janardhana, National Director of RSETI presented the journey of RSETI in meeting the objectives of inclusive growth.